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dramatic southern sweep, mitt romney's camp insists santorum can only stall not block romney's path to victory. the defense secretary gets a first-hand look at the garage aisle afghan mission just as we get word the argentina end who allegedly gunned down 16 afghan civilians was flown out of that country tonight. >>> president obama says regime change in syria is a question of when not if. president assad isn't listening, pressing a crackdown on the south keeping that city from south keeping that city from anti-government rebels. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> first some major international news tonight. a scary moment as the defense secretary leon panetta arrived to afghanistan. an afghan vehicle drove onto the runway area of a military base and set it afire. just as panetta's plane was landing. another major security breach but pentagon officials say no explosives were found in the vehicle and secretary panetta went on with his schedule, which includes a face-to-face promise to the afghan president hamid karzai for a thorough investigation of the shooting rampage blamed
romney needs to finally prove he can close the deal with voters and rick santorum needs to move prove he can stop him. >> everyone is going out here scrapping and clawing. and we're doing all right. >> this may be newt gingrich's last chance for a campaign comeback. >> i'm not a team player. i'm a change agent. >> and ron paul's biggest chance to pick off more delegates. >> we do know that the strategy of building up delegates is a pretty sound position to have. >> will any one candidate emerge as the big super tuesday winner or loser? republicans are choosing. the world is watching. and nothing in this election compares to what's happening right now. >>> welcome to the cnn election sent they are special edition of "john king usa." there's a gold mine of delegates at stake right now. 400 that stretch from vermont to alaska and something that may be just as valuable, a chance for the republican candidates to prove they can win on a big national playing field. live picture from fargo, north dakota. people gathering right now for a huge republican congress that begins later this hour. voter
romney here in the "situation room." until then, i'm wolf blitzer in the "situation room." the news continues next on cnn. >>> good evening, i'm john king from the cnn election center. tonight, to southern states are too close to call. gas prices are up, again. as you pay at the pump, president obama is paying at the polls, dearly. >>> women and children found with their throats slit. russia and china should look at the images and stop blocking the global response. >>> we begin with another dramatic news story. new details about the veteran army staff sergeant accused of the unthinkable. walking off base and executing 16 civilians, nine of them children. the sergeant is a qualified sniper trained to hit and kill people at a distance of eight football fields. let's go to chris lawrence. what else do we know about this accused gunman? >> he's a combat veteran that did three tours in iraq. on the last tour in 2010, his vehicle rolled over. he suffered a traumatic brain injury. the army treated him for that. he was diagnosed and declared fit for duty. he's a married man, a father of two
will have the story. >>> tomorrow, 110 delegates at stake. gingrich leads romney 34% to 31% in alabama. another tight race in mississippi, romney a two point lead over gingrich. again, it's too close to call. candidates are down to their closing arguments. >> i just want to say thanks for your generosity, your warm reception and hospitality. we are going to win tomorrow. [ applause ] >> the reason i'm running is i'm the one candidate with a clear, consistent track record of working with reagan and clinton getting large scale change. >> i know the values of the people of mississippi are in line with us. they need to go out and vote for the person that best represents their values. >> a chief political analyst is with us in the cnn election center. too close to call. one of the big questions, one of the criticisms romney can't prove himself. he can't be a republican nominee unless he can win in the base of the party. >> i think they have a point there, by the way. people in the romney campaign understand there's a big psychological hole, if nothing else in the middle of their campaign th
closing in illinois. jim acosta, and host of "state of the union" candy crowley with the romney campaign in suburban chicago. you're with that campaign because the romney campaign is expecting a win. what is their biggest expectation there bottom line tonight? >> reporter: the bottom line is they'd like to win the state. they do believe they are going to win this state. the margin they think could help them enormously, if it's a big margin. this they think would be a signal to the folks they'd like to help them wrap this up. we began to hear mitt romney after ohio talk about bringing the party together. they really would like some outside help on that, but then we had the southern primaries in alabama and mississippi where you didn't win so there's the question mark over his head. they would like to take that question mark down here with a big win in illinois, and that is certainly what they're hoping to do. we're not seeing a heck of a lot of turnout up here in the chicago area and sort of the collars they call it around chicago which is where most of the republican votes come from, whi
supertuesday leaves mitt romney with a delegate lead his team says unsurmountable. who deserves a one on one shot at the frontrunner. >>> plus israel's ambassador to the united states tells me more negotiations with iran may give tehran the time it needs to finish building a nuclear weapon. >>> republicans pounce as the defense secretary says the obama white house would seek "international permission before using military force to stop the using military force to stop the bloodshed in syria." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> the new post-super tuesday reality in the republican race. a few things are obvious. mitt romney for example is the clear and undisputed frontrunner but a front run where giant question marks. ten states voted last night and romney won six including the big contested battle ground of ohio. the math now very much on his side. romney's 429 delegates are more than all of his three rivals combined. and they put him almost 40% of the way to the magic number required to clinch the nomination. 23 states have now weighed in on the republican race. and romney has won a c
politics, the etch a sketch comment that is hurting mitt romney at what should be a shining moment. >>> again, tonight, we will show you right here, live protest in new york city for what's being called quote, the million hoodie march, a reference to the hoodie trayvon martin was wearing when he was shot and killed in sanford, florida. new calls for the arrest of a noob hood watch volunteer that shot and killed the 17-year-old boy. martin was unarmed, walking from a convenience store to the home of his father's fiancee last month in sanford near orlando when george zimmerman shot him. he says he fired in self-defense after he felt threatened. something he would be entitled to do under florida law. today on cnn, one of zimmerman's neighbors came to his defense. >> george zimmerman is a good dude. he is straight up. that's why i am front-runner for him today. i, myself, credit george for thwarting a burglary to my own house. >> members of trayvon martin's family blame racial profiling for his death. the stanford police department is being scrutinized. police questioned the shooter af
reality in the republican race. a few things are obvious. mitt romney for example is the clear and undisputed frontrunner but a front run where giant question marks. ten states voted last night and romney won six including the big contested battle ground of ohio. the math now very much on his side. romney's 429 delegates are more than all of his three rivals combined. and they put him almost 40% of the way to the magic number required to clinch the nomination. 23 states have now weighed in on the republican race. and romney has won a come bind 3.2 million votes or 39%. rick santorum is a distant second at 2.1 million votes or 25%. but there is no rush for the exits or for a romney coronation. we have a great opportunity. in the next few weeks and this primary season. to stand up to the establishment. to stand up to all the money, to stand up to all the power brokers, stand up to all the lobbyists who are organizing the favorite campaign. and have an insurgent candidate. >> senator santorum now gets a week that plays to his advantage. conservative-dominated contests in kansas, t
. romney's rivals sharpen the attacks fearing a big super tuesday could give him an insurmountable lead. and a pay for pain rocks the nfl. a coach now under investigation and who sees nothing wrong with offering cash bounties for bone-jarring hits. we begin with the growing crisis affecting what you pay at the gas pump and casts a big shadow over obama's hopes for re-election. just a day after dismissing what he called loose talk of war with iran, he sat down with benjamin netanyahu. at the top of their agenda, talk that israel may soon attack iran's nuclear sites. jessica yellin working sources all day. take us inside three hours of talks and a working lunch later, what do we know? >> reporter: we're told the prime minister and the president within their three hours had 30 minutes when they were one-on-one. none of us will know really what they talked about when they were alone together. but the most pressing question, did they discuss red lines, and we are told by u.s. and israeli officials that that was not what the the two leaders sat down to talk about. that this was essentially a
in the roller coaster republican presidential race. will alabama and mississippi submit mitt romney as the head. >>> let's begin with the latest round of voting. four contests in all tonight. hawaii and american samoa also casting ballots. most of the attention focused on alabama and mississippi. late polls in both states showed races too close to call. our exit polls also suggest a fierce competition in both states with conservative support. early exit polling, we'll bring this over for you. here we are in the state of mississippi tonight. voters were asked as they went to the polls. what's the most important candidate quality. you can see more than four in ten republican voters in the state of mississippi today say their number one priority is beating president obama in november. about 20% say they want a true conservative. 20% say strong moral character matters most to them. look at the state of alabama. same question. what's the most important candidate quality? little lower number there about four in ten say the most important thing they want is a candidate who can defeat president obama,
. the obama campaign takes no chances sending vice president biden back out to hammer mitt romney. the supreme court wraps up three days of high-stakes debate about the obama health care law. some parts are overturned, what will congress do? >>> up first, some dramatic breaking news. new details of jetblue flight 191 and new federal charges against the pilot alleged to have gone on a rampage and screamed about a bomb on boar. captain clayton osborn is accused of interfering with the flight crew. listen to this outburst captured bypass jers. >> oh, my god, imso distraught. we've got israel. we've got iraq. >> lizzie has been pouring over this new affidavit. >> a lot of details are eyebrow raising. it walks us through what happened in the cockpit and the cabin. what you realize is that pretty quickly, the first officer had a sense something wasn't quite right. i want to read to you a couple parts of the affidavit after cruising cruisi cruising altitude. he yelled over the radio to air traffic control and instructed them to be quiet, turned off the radios and started dimming the mon stores and ad
. mitt romney picks up two big endorsements, we're learning of a secret meeting with rival newt gingrich. tonight for the first time, cnn can give you an eyewitness account of the fatal shooting of 17-year-old trayvon martin. our anderson cooper spoke to this eyewitness just moments ago. >> what did you observe after the shot? >> as i said, it was dark. but after the shot, obviously someone -- the man got up, and it was kind of like that period of him -- i can't say i actually watched him get up, but maybe only within a couple seconds or so, then he was walking towards where i was watching, and i could see him a little bit clearer and see it was a hispanic man, and he was -- he didn't appear hurt or anything else. he just kind of seemed very -- i guess the term -- very worried or whatever, walked on the sidewalk at that point, his hand up to his forehead. and then another man came out with a flashlight. >> senior legal analyst jeffrey toobin joins us. you went to visit with the anderson cooper staff and heard more about the interview. he said it was a hispanic man. that would match the d
the carnage speaks out. rick santorum says mitt romney failed a critical conservative gut check. if your boss opposes contraception can he or she make sure your health plan won't sure your health plan won't cover it? -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> we're hearing the first humble words of a hero football coach who helped stop the shooting rampage at ohio's chardon high school. three students died, two others were hurt. it was coach frank hall who chased the accused gunman off campus. >> to the victims families i want to say i'm sorry. my thoughts and prayers are still with you. to the families of danny, demetrius, and russell, i want want you to know i was with them. i prayed with them. i wiped their tears. i know god was with them. i don't know why this happened, i only wish i could have done more. i'm not a hero, just a football coach and a study hall teacher. >> coach hall is a hero. the suspect, t.j. lane, is facing three counts of aggravated murder among other serious charges. cnn's ted rolands was at the high school the first time the students returned since the attack. >> repo
at a reporter, the mitt romney campaign suggests the former pennsylvania senator lacks the temperament to be president. >>> the landmark debate unfolding at the supreme court on this question. did congress over step its authority when it passed the obama administration plan that man dates you to buy health insurance? this morning the supreme court opened three days of oral arguments on whether the president's healthcare law is unconstitutional. even though cameras aren't allowed in the court inside, there were rare audio recordings and show the chief justice focusing on the key question, can the government force to you buy insurance and fine you if you don't? >> the idea is that the mandate is something separate on whether you want to call it a penalty or tax just doesn't seem to make much sense. >> it is entirely separate and let me explain to you why. >> it is a command. the mandate is a command. >> senior legal analyst jeff tubin was in the courtroom and he is here live. what is especially what happened today. >> something really significant happened today. there was a possibility g
. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> mitt romney trounced rick santorum in port eek reek owe and he knows a big win illinois would pad the commanding lead. >> we used to say vote early and vote often. that happens to be a chicago line as well, doesn't it? yeah, yeah, yeah. >> santorum's closing pitch, a poke at the former illinois senator who now lives in the white house. >> you have a particular obligation to write a wrong here in the state of illinois. >> there are 54 delegates at stake tuesday in the state of illinois. a look at the math shows you time is running short for anyone else trying to stop governor romney. you need 1,144 to clinch. governor romney is 519, not halfway but look how commanding the lead is. senator santorum is second and gingrich 139 and romney with a big lead. if you look at the remaining delegates, 996 allocated to date. that leaves just shy of 1,300. we're almost to the halfway point in the delegates awarded and illinois will get closer to that. if you are behind romney, you're running short. mitt romney is the leader now in the delegate chase and he has right
presidential candidate joins us as his rival, mitt romney, scores yet another big-name endorsement. we start with a quick look at something everyone's talking about today. a country in the grip of lotto fever. tonight's lottery drawing worth a world record $640 million. so from new york to san francisco, people in long lines outside grocery, convenience and liquor stores waiting to buy mega millions tickets. wait times hit two hours outside the blue bird liquor store in hawthorne, california, near los angeles. why are people waiting there? well, it sold $20 million worth of winning tickets over the years. and st. mary's, georgia, population 17,000, bursting at the seams today thanks to people driving across the border from florida. florida's one of eight states that don't take part in the mega millions lottery. but in 42 states, it's a day for big dreams. >> a new house for my family and my kids and my grandparents. >> a lot of people would benefit. >> a lot of people would be happy. >> our mary snow tracking lotto mania in new york city. mary, what's it like there? >> reporter: well, john,
in congress today on the issue that likely matters most to you, the economy. >>> plus what keeps mitt romney up and night and how he deals with it. let's just say your breakfast is let's just say your breakfast is his nightcap. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> we begin with significant new developments in the standoff over iran's nuclear program and what to do about it. in a moment the framework for one last attempt at diplomacy. but first new indications tonight of what might come to pass if that diplomacy fails. according to israeli media reports. prime minister benjamin netanyahu's visit to america this week included a request for one of america's most sensitive bombing systems, bunker bombs. it sounds like the administration is inclined to say yes. at the white house today a very careful response. >> in meetings the president had there was no such agreement proposed or reached. >> note the meetings with the president. from the spokesman there. prime minister netanyahu made the request in talks with the pentagon. this would be used if israel were to launch strikes against the sus
% lead over mitt romney. newt gingrich is third with 20%. santorum already senses victory. >> we're excited that louisiana's going to hit the reset button. we're looking for someone who has the courage of their convictions, who's not going to hit the reset button, pull out the etch a sketch, and try to remake themselves. >> louisiana voters may hit reset tomorrow, but many other republicans have not. gall gallup's daily tracking poll now shows romney with his biggest lead over santorum in weeks, 46% to 26%. newt gingrich and paul far behind. gloria borger writes in a new column that it's time for romney's rivals to ask themselves an important question. >> the question is how do you know when it's time to lose and how do you go about losing. these people have worked really hard at this, and as you point out, rick santorum is probably going to win in louisiana, which, of course, is a problem for newt gingrich, i might add, and he could win his home state of pennsylvania eventually. he could win in wisconsin. i mean, who knows. but at a certain point you don't want to get blamed for
governor mitt romney are focusing on puerto rico. upcoming primary this week in puerto rico. today the romney campaign picked a fight with senator santorum by coming out against the former senator's contention that puerto ricos will have to make english their official language in orlando to be standed statehood. senator santorum defended that position. >> english has to be learned as a language. this has to be a country where english is widely spoken and use zbld should it be a requirement for puerto rico to become a state? >> obviously spanish is going to be spoken here on the island. but this needs to be a bilingual country. >> in a national political correspondent jim acosta has more from san juan. >> reporter: john, rick santorum created this controversy all on his own when he told a puerto rico newspaper that he this it should be a requirement for puerto rico to adopt english as a main language as a condition for statehood. this is a big issue on the island because puerto ricos may be going to the polls this fall to decide whether or not they would like to become a u.s. states
was allowed to roam free. >>> mitt romney goes after rick santorum, we may as well stay with president obama rather than take a risk of a romney candacecy. >>> but, first, breaking news. we are just getting the details of what caused whitney houston's death. as you know, she was found last month in the bathtub of her hotel room in beverly hills. let's go to kareen wynter who joins us live from los angeles. what can you tell us? >> hi, candy. what i can tell you, the final cause of death has been determined to be drowning from heart disease as well as cocaine. that's right. there was cocaine in whitney houston's system at the time she was found submerged in a bathtub at the beverly hilton hotel back in february the day before the grammy's. the toxicology report also showed while cocaine and other met tab beau lights were found in her system and contributed to her death, what's interesting, marijuana, xanax, the drug fl flexeril and benadryl, they were also found but we are told those weren't contributing factors. there was no trauma or foul play suspected. it us anticipated we could get a mor
. during this stop in jackson, mississippi, mitt romney focused instead on the stubbornly high unemployment number. >> 37 months ago told us that if he could borrow $787 billion, almost $1 trillion, he would keep unemployment below 8%. it has not been below 8% since. >> earlier i also spoke to another republican presidential candidate, the former pennsylvania senator rick santorum, began that conversation as well with today's news. encouraging news on jobs. >> senator, let's start with the new unemployment report. you're among the republican candidates traveling the country trying to convince not only republicans but all americans we need a new president because of his economic leadership. three consecutive months now of job growth above 200,000 a month. the president's in a better position today than he was a few months ago, no? >> well, 3 1/2 years with 8 plus percent unemployment. that's not a good position for anybody to be. and this is a recovery that has been anemic by any standard. and the principal reason is the president's oppressive regulatory and tax policies and his continuing g
in afghanistan means for the future of u.s. troops on the ground there. >>> plus if mitt romney can't seal the deal are republicans ready for a brokered convention? i'll ask the chairman of the republican national committee. >> we'll be prepared for anything. we've got four great candidates running for president. one of these four candidates will be our nominee. [ male announcer ] the game of life with the prius c! ♪ oh, my maltipoo's depressed. but my affordable prius c means i can pay for his acupuncture. whew. i love my pooch. oh no! my homemade sushi... turned p-ushi! use estimated 53 mpg to find a gluten-free alternative. look, this means i'm a chef. [ male announcer ] be a winner with the all-new prius c from toyota. ♪ in here, the landscaping business grows with snow. to keep big winter jobs on track, at&t provided a mobile solution that lets everyone from field workers to accounting, initiate, bill, and track work in real time. you can't live under a dome in minnesota, that's why there's guys like me. [ male announcer ] it's a network of possibilities -- helping you do what you
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of women around the country. >> reporter: on the presidential campaign trail, mitt romney wouldn't answer a question about limbaugh. but rick santorum, who vehemently condemns the president's policy on contraception as an intrusion on religious freedom, he told wolf blitzer limbaugh is "being absurd." john? >> the congressional correspondent dana bash. the women's vote of course will be huge in the november election. our chief political correspondent candy crowley, host of cnn's state of the union is with us now. candy the democrats see this as a gift obviously. dana made the point jim acosta tried to ask mitt romney about this today and he kept walking by. "rush's vile appalling assault on sandra fluke deserves condemnation. how can people who call themselves leaders walk away"? >> the democrats will grind this into the ground. look, this started out the republicans thought as a winning issue on the rights of freedom of religion versus the federal government telling, in most cases, the catholic church, catholic church entities, that they must provide contraception. this has now become ju
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